The play Glanni glæpur í Latabæ, which is shown at the National Theater, has enjoyed great popularity among children of all ages this winter. It has now come to the point that this play, and recently Áfram Latibær, became the most popular Icelandic children's play shown in Iceland. All shows have been played to packed houses. On Sunday 29 October, the 25th guest visited the Sports elf and ...
It is safe to say that the town’s life in Latibær is lively. According to a press release from the Sports elf himself, Magnús Scheving, producer Egill Eðvaldsson is visiting Latibær and is very busy filming town’s life. The townspeople are very optimistic that Glanni glæpur í Latabæ will finally be videotaped so that kids all over the country can get an insight into the town’s life directly from their living room at Christmas.
Other news of the play is that it will be shown again this autumn and shown in the winter. Sports elf Magnús Scheving says that this could be the last time he will play in Latibær.
Playing around the country this summer
The residents of Latibær do not want to miss the opportunity this summer to travel around the country to visit the children in the countryside. The Sports elf and his friends plan to set up “The Latibær Games”, which is a kind of Olympics for kids, in every place that is visited.
They will be competing in various sports, such as: football, recreational golf and water polo. After the games, a dance ball will be held in the style of Latibær, where the wonderful band Þotuliðið will play with Maggi mjói, Solla stirða, the priceless puppets and Eyrún eyðslukló. The band has rehearsed a hundred of the most popular children’s songs and plans to make a big impact on the kids’ band dance market this summer. The places that can be expected visits from Latibær are: Kirbjubæjarklaustur, Sauðárkrókur, Höfn in Hornafjörður, Egilsstaðir, Laugarvatn, Flúðir, Borganes, Akureyri and Stykkishólmur.